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ArtsEd Washington’s Work Highlighted in National Arts Education Partnership Guide

In conjunction with the release of the arts education report by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH), the work of ArtsEd Washington was highlighted in a national guide, What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education, just released by the Arts Education Partnership. The guide, prepared with support from PCAH, is […]
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President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities Releases Landmark Arts Education Report

Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools is the culmination of 18 months of research, meetings with stakeholders, and site visits all over the country. The report represents an in-depth review of the current condition of arts education and includes: An update of the current research base about arts education outcomes An […]
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Students, Parents, and Teachers Plead with Board to Save the Arts

“Band teaches you to work for something you believe in; it gives you a chance to show who you really are…I know I’m only 14, but I know there has to be another way,” said a student, who was one of more than 100 students, parents, and teachers that gathered and spoke at a recent […]
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Edmonds School District Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Music Education

Congratulations to the Edmonds School District, who received national recognition from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), as one of the “Best Communities for Music Education in America!”  This is Edmonds School District’s third consecutive year to receive this honor, and they are the only community to represent Washington state in this national designation.  […]
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The Movement Felt Around the Community: Arts Education Month

Read more about Arts Education Month awareness and news coverage. Edmonds Beacon HankBlog Henry Art Gallery Maple Elementary National Arts Ed Association San Juan Journal Seattle Mayor’s Office Theater Without Borders Washington State School Directors’ Association
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Riverview School District Applauds Carnation Elementary for School’s Commitment to Arts Learning

After receiving a state School of Excellence in Arts Education award, Carnation Elementary is recognized by their school district for their outstanding achievement.  As one of three schools to be awarded this title, Carnation Elementary – as well as winning schools Elk Plain Elementary and Tacoma School of the Arts – have been submitted to […]
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ArtsEd Washington & Carnation Elementary Featured on KING 5

Kicking off Arts Education Month, KING 5 reporter Christie Johnson highlights the important role of the arts in schools and the positive impacts on students participating in arts programs in a special education segment “What’s Cool in School.” ArtsEd Washington is featured with Carnation Elementary School, who is noted – along with Tacoma School of […]
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Parents and Students Rally to Save the Arts in Florida

The Tampa Tribune, April 12, 2011 As the Pasco County School Board deliberated over what programs to cut, over 500 parents, students, and teachers attended a series of town hall meetings to advocate for arts education.  Read how these arts advocates came together and what you can do at your next School Board meeting.
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ArtsEdWA In the News: Arts Education Month

We’d like to thank our friends and partners for acknowledging our leadership and role in Arts Education Month! Arts Education Partnership Association of Washington School Principals City of Seattle Dance Educators Association of Washington Maple Elementary School PTSA Mixx 96.1 State Arts Action Network State Board of Education Washington Association of School Administrators Washington Music […]
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Kevin Spacey Advocates for Arts Education Funding

Examiner.com, April 6, 2011 Actor Kevin Spacey has been on the arts advocacy circuit: he spoke at Capitol Hill commemorating Arts Advocacy Day, gave the keynote address at the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center, and made an appearance on Hardball with Chris Matthews – all to advocate for […]
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